40 Inspiring Examples of Blue Hour Photography

While many of you photographers have heard of the golden hours – that short time immediately after sunrise and before sunset where the light is incredible for photography – there is another time that creates a surreal environment with natural light.

Instead of giving you high-contrast scenes bathed in golden tones, the blue hours provide you with this fantastic overcast lighting across your scene – giving you deep saturation of colors and great detail. The time just before sunrise or after sunset – also known as twilight – gives off a blue/purple hue that is truly unique. Combine this with a strong composition, and you’ll be well on your way to creating beautiful blue hour images.

Below is our collection of some of the best blue hour photos from around the world.

midlander1231
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Matthew Stewart
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Stefan Mendelsohn
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Trey Ratcliff
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PHOTOGRAPHER
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Jason Samfield
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Mike Behnken
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joiseyshowaa
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Ali Nishan
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Christopher Chan
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vonSchnauzer
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Will Montague
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Debasis ~~
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William Cho
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Syed Abulhasan Rizvi
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Garry
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Trey Ratcliff
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Today is a good day
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QQ Li
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PHOTOGRAPHER
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Garry
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Annadriel
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Justin Kern
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John Ryan
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Garry
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Matthew Kirkland
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Trey Ratcliff
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Martin Sojka
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Sergio Tudela Romero
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Johan J. Ingles-Le Nobel
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Garry
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Garry
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Martyn Steiner
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Justin Kern
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Mr eNil
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Justin Kern
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TJ Jeffrey
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jaeming
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Jeffrey Pang
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Paul Hocksenar
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Trent Strohm
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